Train Service Disruption between Wickford and Southminster

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Following an earlier points failure at North Fambridge all lines have now reopened.

Train services running through this station are returning to normal but some services may still be cancelled, delayed or revised. Normal services will be provided as soon as possible.

Train services have been disrupted due to a points failure at North Fambridge earlier.
As a result the following services were cancelled:
16:14 Southminster to Wickford.
16:14 Wickford to Southminster
17:06 Wickford to Southminster
The 17:06 Southminster to Liverpool Street service will start from Wickford.
Rail Replacement Bus services operated by Fords of Althorne are running between Wickford and Southminster until 18:30. The location of the designated bus stop at your station can be found by using the following link and entering your station name, then click on the Local area maps:
Network Rail response team have been working as quickly as possible to restore the train service to normal.

Greater Anglia and Network Rail are sorry if your journey has been affected by this disruption.

Specific train service alterations are available here:

Advance purchase tickets holders will be allowed to travel on earlier or later trains if their booked service is cancelled.

If your journey with us has been delayed by 15 minutes or more, you may be entitled to compensation for a portion of your fare. Please visit for details

An explanation of the common causes of delays - and what we're doing to reduce their frequency and impact can be found here: